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Including several sixteenth-century prints after Raphael's designs

Ugo da Carpi (c. 1480-1532)

Aeneas and Anchises dated 1518

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks | 51.6 x 36.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851723

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A chiaroscuro woodcut after a design by Raphael. Printed from four blocks. Lettered within image with date and privilege from Pope Leo X. Trimmed along the upper edge. A copy at RCIN 851724.

The composition was engraved by the Master of the Die in c.1530. Two impressions of his print can be found at RCINs 851821 (1st state) and 851822 (2nd state). For a discussion on the relationship between Ugo's chiaroscuro and the engraving by the Master of the Die, see Bibliographic References.
  • Creator(s)

    Ugo da Carpi (c. 1480-1532) (wood cutter)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 51.6 x 36.0 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
      • Literature
        • Fiction
          • Tales & legends
            • Myths
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Aeneas
            • Anchises
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.130 C.XVIII.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 p.235, under no.VI.2

    Oberhuber/Gnann 1999 : Roma e lo stile classico di Raffaello, 1515-1527 / a cura di Konrad Oberhuber ; catalogo di Achim Gnann, 1999 p.61, no.2

    Pon 2004 : Pon, L., 2004. Raphael, Dürer, and Marcantonio Raimondi. Copying and the Italian Renaissance Print, New Haven and London pp.73-94

    Ugo da Carpi 2009 : Ugo da Carpi, l'opera incisa : xilografie e chiaroscuri da Tiziano, Raffaello e Parmigianino / a cura di Manuela Rossi, 2009 p.130, no.20